Event celebrates women, outdoors


The National Wild Turkey Federation’s Women in the Outdoors event will be held at 9 a.m. Sept. 21 at Central Oregon Sporting Clays in Redmond.

The event is open to women ages 14 and older.

Hands-on instruction will be provided by experts to introduce women to new experiences in the outdoors.

The event will include classes in shotgun and handgun basics, archery, fly-fishing, Dutch oven cooking, outdoor photography, gardening and bike maintenance. Classes are 75 minutes long.

The entry fee is $50, which includes membership in Women in the Outdoors and an annual subscription to Turkey Country, the NWTF’s official magazine.

For more information, call 541-610-8081, email traceybryan@bendbroadband.com, or visit www.facebook.com/wit.central.oregon.